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Local Mountain Lions

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  • Dennis Crowley
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    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 1, 2008
      >From: babzrowe@...
      >Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2008 20:56:55 -0400
      >Subject: [cyclingLA] Mountain Lion sightings/Millard Canyon area
      >Reply-To: cyclingLA@yahoogroups.com
      >Cougar sightings in the Altadena Foothills: Please Cross Post
      >Posted by: "Alice Sarkisian Wessen"
      ><mailto:awessen%40yahoo.com>awessen@... awessen
      >Date: Mon Mar 31, 2008 12:59 pm ((PDT))
      >[from the cheney trail yahoo group]
      >For the sake of cross posting, I condensed the
      >multiple sightings and alerted JPL security.
      >WARNING: Multiple sightings and encounters with
      >mountain lions on Altadena Foothills area:
      >March 31, Monday morning before dawn a heavy animal,
      >possible cougar, ran across a roof of home located in
      >3600 block on Leilani Way in Altadena.
      >March 30th, near dawn a large cougar attacked a large
      >German Shepherd dog in the Millard Campground Canyon
      >area. In addition a possible second cougar was spotted
      >on the roof of the same cabin.
      >The dog was saved by its thick fur and the
      >intervention of the owner. California Dept. of Fish &
      >Game officer was called by the USFS.
      >March 29th, 6:15am Saturday morning
      >Sighting of a ca. 60 lb. animal with a long tail that
      >ran across Lincoln Ave. and into the brush between
      >Loma Alta Park and the debris basin. The profile was
      >pretty clearly feline.
      >The cats tend to be active at dawn, dusk, and at
      >night, when they roam their home area search of prey.
      >According to the Department of Fish & Game, one of the
      >most important tips is: do not go into mountain lion
      >territory by yourself. Go with a friend or bring a
      >dog. Always take a friend with you when you camp, hike
      >or backpack in wild areas.
      >Even when lions are encountered, they rarely pose a
      >threat. Most cougars prefer to avoid human beings.
      >More safety tips:

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